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Author Berman, Michael, 1951-
Title The nature of shamanism and the shamanic story / Michael Berman.
Imprint Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2007.

Author Berman, Michael, 1951-
Subject Shamanism.
Shamanism in literature.
Experience (Religion)
Metaphor -- Religious aspects.
Christianity and other religions -- Shamanism.
Description 1 online resource (vii, 172 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note "This book is a revised and updated version of The shaman & the storyteller, first published by Superscript in 2005"--Title page verso.
Contents A definition and a brief history of Shamanism -- Shamanism : a religion, a way of life, or a methodology? -- Shamanic journeys : to the Lower, Middle, and Upper World -- The Shamanic story of Jonah -- Shamanic stories from Georgia -- Bundles : a contemporary Shamanic story from Germany -- A Shamanic story from Korea -- The parallels between Shaman and the storyteller.
Summary The book makes out a case for the introduction of a new genre of tale, the shamanic story, which has either been based on or inspired by a shamanic journey, or contains a number of the elements that are typical of such a journey. The stories featured are.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443808149 (electronic bk.)
1443808148 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 828869953
Additional Format Print version: Berman, Michael, 1951- Nature of shamanism and the shamanic story. Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2007 9781847183569 (DLC) 2008378309 (OCoLC)173239381

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